Nanaimo post-secondary students have started the school year off on a positive note with scholarships and awards.
Christina Jaworski was awarded a $6,000 Premier’s International Scholarship through the Irving K. Barber British Columbia Scholarship Society and the Victoria Foundation.
She is attending Scotland’s University of Stirling this fall.
Amandeep Parhar received a $2,000 Coast Capital Savings Citizenship Award for his commitment to mentoring younger students.
Parhar is pursuing his bachelor of science degree at the University of British Columbia.
Boris Aiker, a Vancouver Island University student, was selected as the Certified Management Accountant Society of British Columbia recipient of a $1,500 scholarship.